Kentucky realtime earthquakes list

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The list below shows the Kentucky earthquakes

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Kentucky time = UTC – 5

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Wilmore, Kentucky Nov 24 01:40 2.5 29 MAP I Felt It
USGS Lilbourn, Missouri Nov 03 13:40 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
USGS Barbourville, Kentucky Oct 30 05:39 2.7 3 MAP I Felt It
USGS Lilbourn, Missouri Oct 09 13:54 2.5 8 MAP I Felt It
USGS Albion, Illinois Sep 19 11:47 3.8 11 MAP I Felt It
  • Patoka indiana - Shake the whole house
  • Virden - Light shaking
  • Albion, Illinois - One second. No damage. Rattled glasses.
  • Bowling Green - Felt like a boulder rolling under our house. Glasses and other things on shelves rattled. It lasted just a few seconds.
  • Saint Elmo - At 6:38am I felt the entire apartment shake one time
  • Bowling Green, KY - It sounded like a boulder rolled under our house, causing light shaking of the floor and things on shelves. It lasted just a few seconds.
  • St. Louis - Light rumbling but woke me up. About 20 seconds at 6:45 am or so. Some construction in my neighborhood so I was not sure.
  • albion - lasted about 15 seconds
  • Mr. Carmel - There was a loud boom sound then everything started shaking about 10 to 15 second it knocked a picture frame off my bookcase and a few movies
  • Clayton, MO - Got up around 6:41 A. M. Returned to bed shortly after. Laid on back with head on pillow. Felt vibration through pillow and, since no trucks were going by on street, figured, from previous experiences in St. Louis, it might be an earthquake. Found out around 8 A. M. that it was.
  • St. Philip, Indiana - I was lying in bed and felt everything shaking. I got up out of bed and it stopped. There was no damage to our home.
  • Altamont ,Illinois - No damage just felt the couch shake and heard the doors just sort or rattle
  • Mt. Carmel, Ill. - Lasted a few seconds, similar to one here two weeks ago. No damage to report. The 2008 quake was in central Wabash County, about two miles from where my wife's parents lived
  • Jerseyville - Lasted about 5/7 seconds
  • Charleston, Il - I was sleeping. My cat started meowing outside my bedroom door, which woke me. I hadn't fully woken up when I heard some things on my dresser rattling. It was a little while later that I realized it was an earthquake.
  • Red Bud, IL - I had just woke up and was still stretched out on the bed when it felt like my leg muscles were having spasms but there was no pain. The movement stopped after about 2 seconds, and it repeated in a second or two for about another 2 seconds and I realized it must have been an earthquake. I told my husband I thought I had just felt an earthquake. A few years ago I had a similar experience and there had also been an earthquake then. There were no other indications that I noticed.
  • St. Peters - It was very light shaking that seemed to go on for like 30 seconds. I heard a light rattling sound like a photo shaking.
  • Avalon - A light vibration woke myself and our dog. It lasted 15 to 20 seconds in two separate episodes. It was enough to be felt in bed. It rattled ceiling fans and pictures. No damage occurred.
  • Scottsville, KY - Heard a creak of house timbers. Lying in bed at the time; the bed shook moderately for about 5 seconds, but continued to shake at lesser intensity for 20 more seconds.
  • Memphis, TN - Light shaking
  • Evansville IN - Felt similar to a heavy truck assignment in front of the house, just a little more pronounced. Did not know it was an earthquake for Sue at the time.
  • EMSC Illinois Sep 19 11:47 3.8 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Salem, IL - Had no real shaking. The whole house made a "popping" sound and that was it.
  • Willow Hill - I was laying in bed awake and heard the rafters shifting some and then sounded like the floor joists another room or so away were shifting. I had an eerie feeling and thought well that was strange. This was only about 5 seconds. The projection clock was showing about 6:50a.m. About 3 hours later I heard radio news that an earthquake had happened near Mount Carmel--1 hour south of us.
  • USGS Steele, Missouri Sep 18 04:18 2.5 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Mount Carmel, Illinois Sep 09 04:15 3.1 12 MAP I Felt It
  • Cowling - Light shaking
  • Orland Park, IL - Very weak shaking
  • EMSC Illinois Sep 09 04:15 3.2 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Cowling IL - Light shaking
  • Albion, Illinois - Just a few seconds. No damage.
  • Carlyle - No damage only brief shakingabout 5 seconds. Then about ten minutes later the same.
  • USGS Missouri Aug 25 20:08 2.8 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS New Madrid, Missouri Aug 24 16:11 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Aug 18 15:18 3.2 12 MAP I Felt It
  • Ridgely Tennessee - Felt in Ridgely Tennessee.
  • USGS Portageville, Missouri Aug 18 15:18 3.2 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tiptonville, Tennessee Aug 15 13:59 2.9 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ridgely, Tennessee Jul 31 02:16 3.0 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ridgely - I thot a car hit our house. It shook the house and there was a loud noise. Lasted several seconds. It was my first experience and scared me so bad. No damage that I know of
  • USGS Tiptonville, Tennessee Jul 21 17:20 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Blaine, Tennessee Jul 17 12:44 2.8 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Vandalia, Illinois Jul 01 18:07 3.1 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • greenville, illinois - lasted 1-2 seconds. no known damage.
  • Streamwood - Heard 3 booms, 1st one the loudest and felt vibrations with the booms. Thought something hit our house like a large tree branch hit and rolled off. Felt like something fell and rolled - checked to see if anyone in my family had fallen off the bed, etc., nope.
  • hawthorn woods - Very weak shaking
  • USGS Hyden, Kentucky Jun 20 02:06 2.6 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tennessee Jun 15 08:26 2.1 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lilbourn, Missouri Jun 04 10:40 2.5 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ridgely, Tennessee Jun 03 09:01 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri May 28 10:53 2.0 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ohio May 24 16:24 3.4 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Creola - Different my machine was shaking
  • McArthur - It lasted maybe 3 seconds...my house shook and it scared the heck outta my cats. Lol
  • Rutland - Last for maybe 4 seconds. Comparable to a washer on a high spin cycle.
  • Hocking Hills - Loud boom, light shacking
  • Chillicothe - About 3-4 seconds. It felt like a "wave" came through the house. I felt it go through the living room down the house towards the bedroom.
  • Shawnee - I was sitting on my bed putting on my socks when the bed started to shake. It only lasted 4-5 seconds. I didn't know what to think at first but then I remembered experiencing the same thing a few years ago and it ended up being an earthquake. No damage at all!
  • EMSC Ohio May 24 16:24 3.4 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri May 23 22:23 2.0 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri May 23 22:20 2.3 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Rutledge, Tennessee May 16 20:42 2.5 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Tennessee May 16 20:42 2.8 21 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bardwell, Kentucky May 16 10:21 3.3 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Kentucky May 16 10:21 3.3 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lilbourn, Missouri May 14 12:56 2.9 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri May 14 12:56 2.9 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Tennessee May 12 08:58 2.3 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri May 07 21:21 2.2 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Tiptonville, Tennessee May 06 23:39 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tennessee May 06 23:39 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tennessee May 02 22:18 2.4 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Apr 25 09:07 2.1 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Tennessee Apr 22 06:31 2.4 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tennessee Apr 20 06:46 2.2 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Apr 17 11:07 2.3 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cairo, Illinois Apr 06 22:25 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Apr 06 22:25 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Mar 23 21:15 2.4 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lilbourn, Missouri Mar 23 21:15 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bardwell, Kentucky Mar 19 14:25 3.1 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Mar 19 14:25 3.1 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeastern Missouri Mar 17 00:39 2.0 0 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bardwell, Kentucky Mar 15 16:57 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    1. Julie Cantwell says:

      Felt like someone shaking the chair I am sitting in.

    2. Sitting in my Police Cruiser, I thought someone hit me.

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